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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Sound (feature film)

1.
Dimension 5 (1966) as Sound
An American intelligence agent, aided by a Chinese-American female agent, uses a time-travel belt to thwart Chinese operatives who are attempting to import to Los Angeles the materials to make an atomic bomb.
2.
Varan the Unbelievable (1962) as Sd rec for U.S. version
3.
Hand of Death (1962) as Sound
4.
X-15 (1961) as Sd mix
An examination of the lives of X-15 rocket-plane test pilots, who put themselves in danger on every test run.
5.
The Long Rope (1961) as Sound
6.
13 Fighting Men (1960) as Sound
7.
Dinosaurus! (1960) as Sound
Caribbean engineers accidentally revive a frozen caveman and two dinosaurs.
8.
The Angry Red Planet (1960) as Sound Mixer
A rocket ship returns from Mars. Contact was lost since the ship arrived on Mars. Now the crew does not answer any radio messages from mission control. The people from mission control try to land the rocket ship by remote control and investigate what happened on Mars.
9.
Lone Texan (1959) as Sound
10.
Space Master X-7 (1958) as Sound
11.
Frontier Gun (1958) as Sound
12.
Lure of the Swamp (1957) as Sound
Simon Lute ekes out a modest living chartering his skiff to tourists and guiding them through the labyrinthine bayou. When a mysterious stranger asks him to take them deep into the swamp, Simon is curious, particularly when the man requests to make part of the journey alone. After the man's corpse is discovered the following day, Simon learns that the stranger had robbed a bank and that hiding the loot in the inhospitable bayou was the man's objective. But what should Simon do with this newfound knowledge?
13.
God Is My Partner (1957) as Sound
A retired surgeon starts giving away money to religious causes and his family tries to file suit, claiming that he's incompetent.
14.
Ghost Diver (1957) as Sound
15.
Rockabilly Baby (1957) as Sound
The mysterious Mrs. Eleanor Carter (Virginia Field) moves to Springfield with her two teen-age children Jimmy (Gary Vinson) and Cathy (Judy Busch). Eleanor makes friends with the town's social leader, Mrs. Wellington (Ellen Corby), who supports her idea for a town youth center, and she is aided by Tom Griffith (Douglas Kennedy), the high school principal. At the town's annual picnic, to which Eleanor has bought a band (Les Brown and His Band of Reknown), the town busy-body, Eunice (Irene Ryan), reveals what she had learned from Eleanor's past.
16.
Young and Dangerous (1957) as Sound
Tommy Price (Mark Damon) is the leader of a gang of young thugs interested in thrills, hot rods and girls. His friends bet him he can't make it with 17-year-old Rosemary Clinton (Lili Gentle). Their date turns out badly and her parents (Dabbs Greer and Ann Doran) forbid her to see him again. They keep meeting, and the relationship changes him to the extent that he plans on going to college and changing his life, which delights his parents (Eddie Binns and Frances Mercer).
17.
Drango (1957) as Sound Recording
A Union officer faces hostility when he's sent to rebuild a ruined southern town.
18.
Man in the Vault (1956) as Sound
Bank robbers force a locksmith to help them with a big heist.
19.
Edge of Hell (1956) as Sound
A Russian beggar and his performing dog, Flip, struggle tomake ends meet living upon the cruel streets.
20.
The Brass Legend (1956) as Sound
A young westerner''''s life is on the line when he stumbles on a notorious gunman''''s hideout.
21.
Combat Squad (1953) as Sound Engineer
A plotless shot-on-the-lot and sound-stage Korean War entry that is even below the standard of house producer Sam Katzman, which is understandable when the name of Jerry Thomas, the producer of Lash LaRue PRC westerns, shows up as the producer. A small platoon of American infrantry, led by Sergeant Fletcher (John Ireland), captures a cave and smashes a roadblock and then heads back for some "R n' R" with some U.S.O hostesses. Then they clean some snipers out of a thicket, accomplished with the aid of a raw recruit, Martin (Lon McCallister.)
22.
The Marshal's Daughter (1953) as Sound
Produced by Ken Murray strictly as a vehicle for Laurie Anders, his curvy protege from his television show and billed above the title and first billed in the cast as Laurie ("I-like-the-wide-open-spaces") Anders, which was her catch-line phrase and how she was introduced and known. This is neither a comedy, satire or parody---missing badly on all attempts at such---and isn't much of a western either, even by bottom-of-the-barrel B-standards. The plot by veteran B-western villain player Bob Duncan, who did manage to write himself the best role in the movie, relative to there being no good roles in this movie, has town banker Anderson (Robert Bray as Bob Bray), the secret head of an outlaw gang, trying to organize a Cattleman's Association and not getting any takers. He sends for Trigger Gans (Bob Duncan) to act as a persuader. But a mysterious, masked rider known as El Coyote begins to resist. El Coyote is of course Laurie Dawson (Laurie Anders as Laurie "I-like-the-wide-open-spaces" Anders), daughter of retired Marshal and rancher Ben Dawson (Hoot Gibson), and her El Coyote role ensured that whoever stunt-doubled her would wear pads where no stunt man ever wore them, with the possible later exception of Dean Smith doubling Maureen O'Hara in "McLintock." The heroines that Dave Sharpe doubled in Republic serials weren't built like Laurie Anders. Producer Ken Murray, as a riverboat gambler named Sliding Bill Murray, rolls into town on the same stage as Trigger Gans, and then promptly engages Preston Foster, Johnny Mack Brown,Jimmy Wakely and Buddy Baer(in cameo roles) in a blackout-skit poker game written by himself, which had to have been even more painful for the participants than the viewers. Ralph Staub used to get better stuff than this in his "Screen Snapshots" just roaming around Columbia's backlot and interviewing Smiley Burnette and Ringeye.
23.
The Moonlighter (1953) as Sound
A former jailbird makes good after the wrong man is accused for his crime.
24.
Actor's Blood and Woman of Sin (1952) as Sound
Based on the true story of the 1987 Oxford University boat race mutiny and coach Dan Topolski's miraculous training of a haggard, rag-tag team into a winning outfit.
25.
Red Planet Mars (1952) as Sound Engineer
Radio broadcasts reveal Mars to be a source of religious inspiration.
26.
Japanese War Bride (1952) as Sound
Korean War veteran returns home to rural Salinas, California with his new Japanese wife, whom he met at a war hospital. The couple are forced to deal with the sometimes subtle, sometimes overt racism of his family and the townspeople, especially after the birth of their son.
27.
Lady in the Iron Mask (1952) as Sound
28.
Kid Monk Baroni (1952) as Sound
29.
Strange Fascination (1952) as Sound
30.
The Groom Wore Spurs (1951) as Sound
31.
The Bushwhackers (1951) as Sound
Based on the true story of the 1987 Oxford University boat race mutiny and coach Dan Topolski's miraculous training of a haggard, rag-tag team into a winning outfit.
32.
Journey into Light (1951) as Sound
33.
He Ran All the Way (1951) as Sound
A crook on the run hides out in an innocent girl's apartment.
34.
The Iroquois Trail (1950) as Sound
A frontiersman helps the British fight off French invaders and double-dealing Indians.
35.
There's a Girl in My Heart (1950) as Sd tech
36.
The Vicious Years (1950) as Sound
37.
The Big Cat (1949) as Sound
1933. A city boy arrives in his late mother's birthplace to discover the locals have been pestered by drought, old fights and a cougar. He turns out to be pivotal in all of these.
38.
Ride, Ryder, Ride! (1949) as Sound Engineer
39.
Not Wanted (1949) as Sound
Twentyish Sally Kelton is unhappy at home and in the drab town in which she lives, until she meets roving musician Steve Ryan. Sally falls for Steve, but to Steve, she's just another fling before he heads to another town. Sally decides to "pull up stakes" and heads on a bus to Steve's next stop. On the road, she meets Drew Baxter, owner of a gaseteria in the town where she's heading. Drew sets Sally up with a room at a local boarding house and a job at his business. Try as he might, Drew can't win Sally's heart from Steve, who has remained indifferent to Sally since her arrival. When Steve heads off to South America, Sally is even more despondent--especially after she learns that she's pregnant with his child.
40.
The Red Pony (1949) as Sound
A rancher''''s son learns a valuable lesson when he''''s given a pony.
41.
Shamrock Hill (1949) as Sound Engineer
42.
Tough Assignment (1949) as Sound Engineer
43.
Mrs. Mike (1949) as Sound
44.
Last of the Wild Horses (1948) as Sound Engineer
45.
Train to Alcatraz (1948) as Sound
46.
47.
The Inside Story (1948) as Sound
A collection agent arrives in a small town with $1000 for a local farmer. Whilst waiting for the farmer to arrive the money is put in a safe at a hotel for safe keeping. However, it is removed by mistake and solves a number of financial problems before it is returned.
48.
The Bold Frontiersman (1948) as Sound
Smiling Jim is after the money Adam Post is collecting for a new reservoir. After Rocky breaks up his gang's attempted robbery. Jim steals the money himself, kills Harris, and gets the father and son to each believe the other did the killing. With Don confessing and scheduled to be hung, Rocky has a plan to trap Smiling Jim.
49.
The Gallant Legion (1948) as Sound
When power-hungry Faulkner and Leroux want to divide Texas into smaller sections, instead of allowing it to enter the Union as a single state, Gary Conway and the Texas Rangers must step in to thwart their chicanery.
50.
Angel in Exile (1948) as Sound
51.
I, Jane Doe (1948) as Sound
52.
Angel on the Amazon (1948) as Sound
53.
Campus Honeymoon (1948) as Sound
54.
Marshal of Amarillo (1948) as Sound
55.
The Ghost Goes Wild (1947) as Sound
Monty Crandall (James Ellison) is a commercial artist who ridicules a dowager (Ruth Donnelly) with a caricature of her on a magazine cover and she sues him. His troubles are multiplied when a pretty wife (Stephanie Bachelor) forces her attentions on him, and her gun-toting husband (Grant Withers) is somewhat incensed about it, blaming Monty. He fakes his death and returns as a ghost to frighten off the trouble-makers, but it is only when he enlists the aid of a real ghost, Eric (Edward Everett Horton), that his problems are solved.
56.
Calendar Girl (1947) as Sound
57.
The Wild Frontier (1947) as Sound
Outlaws are in control of the land so the town of Clayton City writes the governor for an honest marshal. That marshal is Frank Lane, who brings his son Rocky with him. They are attacked on the way to town by bandits, but Jimmy arrives in time to drive them off. In town, Marshal Lane figures that Saddles is the man behind the outlaw gang, but Saddles kills Lane before he can jail him. With no witnesses, they blame Nugget for the killing and Jimmy is gunning for him. Rocky decides to use the insurance money as bait to smoke out the outlaws and the head man.
58.
Marshal of Cripple Creek (1947) as Sound
Tom Lambert arrives and Long John Case gets him into trouble. To protect his wife and son he refuses to talk and is sent to prison. Long John then gets Lambert's son into his outlaw gang but Lambert is told the boy's problems are caused by Red Ryder. So Lambert breaks prison planning to kill Red.
59.
Twilight on the Rio Grande (1947) as Sound
In yet another version of probably Republics most-used single plot---the basis for "The Leathernecks Have Landed"-"Rough Riders Round-Up", "Guns in the Dark", "Remember Pearl Harbor" and a couple of other films from Republic---and with revisions to fit the Autry mold, Gene Autry(Gene Autry) and his pals Dusty Moran (Bob Steele) and Pokie (Sterling Holloway) are in Mexico where Dusty is killed. With the help of Elena Del Rio (Adele Mara), whose father has also been murdered by unknown assailants, Gene discovers that the killings tie in with a jewel-smuggling scheme.
60.
Angel and the Badman (1947) as Sound
When a Quaker girl nurses a notorious gunman back to health, he tries to adopt her peaceful ways.
61.
62.
The Last Crooked Mile (1946) as Sound
63.
Days of Buffalo Bill (1946) as Sound
Ace Diamond (James Craven) and Bill Clinker (Rex Lease) frame Sunset Carson (Sunset Carson) for the murder of a young rancher, Jim Owens (Jay Kirby as Jay Kirby). Sunset and his sidekick, Banty McCade (Tom London) escape and ride to the Owen's ranch to aid Jim's sister Molly (Peggy Stewart) in her fight to hold the ranch from being taken over by town banker Jacob Lewis (Edmund Cobb), secretly in cahoots with Diamond; both men are aware that an assay report indicates there is gold on the Owens property.
64.
Red River Renegades (1946) as Sound
65.
Passkey to Danger (1946) as Sound
66.
Under Nevada Skies (1946) as Sound
Rodeo star Roy Rogers (Roy Rogers), returning with his horse "Trigger" to his home town, finds old Tom Craig (Leyland Hodgson) murdered and offers his aid to "acting sheriff" Gabby Whittaker (George Hayes). Roy meets Helen Williams (Dale Evans), new singer at the Trading Post club, who is on her way to see Craig about a family-heirloom crest which he has stolen from her father. Arthur Courtney (Douglass Dumbrille)is informed by his henchmen that Craig is dead but they were unable to find the crest since Gabby, Helen and Roy had appeared on the scene. He orders them to get rid of Roy and Helen. After narrowly missing being killed while on their way to an Indian pow-wow, Roy and Gabby go to the Craig ranch where they discover an old clock and the crest hidden it it. They are taken captive by Courtney's henchmen and watch Courtney press a catch on the crest and take out a piece of paper. A fight ensues and The Sons of the Pioneers (Bob Nolan, Tim Spencer, Hugh Farr, Karl Farr and "Shug" Fisher) and Roy's Indian friends come to Roy's and Gabby's aid.
67.
Roll on Texas Moon (1946) as Sound
To get the Delaney ranch Cole's henchman Anders has started a phony range war between the cattlemen and sheepmen. After killing Delaney, he tries to kill his daughter Jill and then Roy who was sent to investigate the war. But the failed attempts gives Roy the information he needs.
68.
The El Paso Kid (1946) as Sound
In one of the most-used plots of the B-western genre, sometimes officially and sometimes just "borrowed" (see Movie Connections), Sunset Carson (Sunset Carson and not called "Himself" by anybody in the cast) is a member of an outlaw gang led by Gil Santos (Robert Filmer), who have been holding up gold shipments dispatched from Laramie City. Sunset rebels when the gang leaves old Jeff Winters (Hank Patterson) to die alone after he has been wounded in a hold-up gun fight. Sunset and Jeff break with the gang and begin operating on their own, or plan to. On their first attempt, they rout Santos and his gang, and Sally Stoner (Marie Harmon), daughter of Laramie City Sheriff Frank Stoner (Edmund Cobb), assumes they are honest citizens who just saved the gold shipment. She takes Jeff to a doctor and Sunset is made a deputy sheriff. Shortly afterwards, Santos and his gang pull a robbery and implicate the innocent Sunset, and the aroused townspeople, convinced they have been double-crossed, are ready to shoot Sunset on sight.
69.
Night Train to Memphis (1946) as Sound
70.
Sun Valley Cyclone (1946) as Sound
71.
One Exciting Week (1946) as Sound
72.
Santa Fe Uprising (1946) as Sound
The Duchess (Martha Wentworth), the aunt of Red Ryder (Allan Lane), comes to town to protect her property. Crawford (Barton MacLane), a town big-shot behind an outlaw gang, tries to prevent her from reaching her destination, but the attack is thwarted by Red. The latter is made town marshal, and when he gets too close to the truth and is making it too hot for the Crawford faction, Crawford has his henchman Luke (Dick Curtis) kidnap Red's Indian friend Little Beaver (Bobby Blake).
73.
Girls of the Big House (1945) as Sound
74.
The Tiger Woman (1945) as Sound
75.
The Fatal Witness (1945) as Sound
76.
Tell It to a Star (1945) as Sound
77.
Rough Riders of Cheyenne (1945) as Sound
78.
Stagecoach to Monterey (1944) as Sound
Barstow and Stevens are forcing the local printer to print fake silver certificates which they then sell. Treasury Agents Chick Weaver and Throckmorton Snodgrass arrive working under cover. But when Chick's true identity as an Agent is revealed, Barstow sends his henchmen to finish him off.
79.
Silver City Kid (1944) as Sound
Molybdenum deposits can make a man rich, but Stoner finds that the deposits run under the Clayton Ranch. Judge Ballard wants the Ranch so he has Garvey shoot Steve. When Ruth blames Stoner for the death of Steve, Ballard shoots Stoner and puts the blame on Ruth, who is holding the gun. This way, Ballard has no partners. While Garvey tries to shoot Jack over and over, Jack is looking for evidence to clear Ruth and convict Ballard.
80.
Call of the Rockies (1944) as Sound
Sunset Carson's first western and, despite the misleading video box that indicates otherwise, he was billed as Sonny Carson and was billed 2nd behind Smiley Burnette. Republic dropped the "Sonny" but he was also billed beneath Burnette in three more films---Bordertown Trail, Code of the Prairie and Firebrands of Arizona---released between July and December of 1944, when Burnette and Republic parted company and Carson was given his own series that featured no continuing sidekick actor. Burnette was off the screen from that point until February of 1946 when he made the first of his co-starring Durango Kid films with Charles Starrett. This film finds Sunset Carson (as Sonny Carson) meeting and teaming up with Frog Millhouse (Smiley Burnette) who is driving supplies in to Placer City for wealthy mining-equipment man J. B. Murdock (Harry Woods.) Through a runaway horse ruse, the supplies are hi-jacked by Marjorie Malloy (Ellen Hall) and her companion Ned Crane (Kirk Alyn.) Murdock has foreclosed on most of the miners on Round Nugget Hill and is withholding needed supplies from the rest. Marjorie and Crain are robbing Murdock's wagons to give supplies to the miners. Murdock and kindly-town doctor Lee (Frank Jaquet) are in cahoots to take over all the local mining operations, but Sunset and Frog, with whiskers and posing as a French mining engineer, soon have all the wrongs righted.
81.
The Cowboy and the Senorita (1944) as Sound
Outlaws conceal a gold mine's true worth from the man who inherited it.
82.
The Little Minister (1934) as Asst rec
A young miss masquerades as a gypsy to win a minister's love.
83.
Rafter Romance (1933) as Asst rec
A salesgirl falls for a night worker without realizing they share the same apartment.
84.
Little Women (1933) as Rec asst
The four March sisters fight to keep their family together and find love while their father is off fighting the Civil War.

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